ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: Happiness Is Overrated | Sophia Shung | TEDxBayanLepas

ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: Happiness Is Overrated | Sophia Shung | TEDxBayanLepas

Here’s Great Tip: Happiness Is Overrated | Sophia Shung | TEDxBayanLepas


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Sophia Shung believes that you don’t have to be happy to be functional. Listen to her story and how she rise to be one of the six fine art appraisers in Asia registered with the International Society of Appraisers, USA. Sophia graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia, majoring in Persuasive Communications. She was trained as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), specialised in risk reduction and corporate insurance planning, particularly in the fields of engineering, manufacturing, architecture and property development.

Sophia obtained her Diploma of Auctioneering from Missouri Auction School, USA and is currently one of the only six fine art appraisers in Asia registered with the International Society of Appraisers, USA. She then founded Suma Orientalis Art Auctions Sdn Bhd., an art auction house cum gallery based in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

She is one of the directors in Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce (PCCC). She previously headed the bureau of Self Growth and Learning Development in the chamber’s Young Entrepreneurs Section. She has been devoting herself in urban planning, heritage conservation, social and economic development in Penang. At the national level, she currently serves in the committee of National Harmony and Government Affairs in the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM). This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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